CommsWire - 15 July 2015


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MAKE THE NBN THE USO PROVIDER, SAYS VODAFONE
A report commissioned by Vodafone says that with changing technology the Universal Service Obligation should be moved from Telstra to the NBN.

THE COUTTS RECOMMENDATIONS
The Reg Coutts ‘Better Telecommunications Services for all Australians’ report makes five related recommendations.

ECONOMUSE: MOBILES AND THE UNIVERSAL SERVICE OBLIGATION
This week’s report by Reg Coutts on rethinking the USO does not go far enough.

THE ATO IS LISTENING TO THE SOUND OF YOUR VOICE
The Australian Taxation Office is the first organisation in Australia to deploy voice biometrics as a means of authenticating customers by the sound of their voice..

MEGAPORT EXPANDING INTO THE US MARKET
Network virtualisation provider, Megaport, is investing $10 million to build an on-the-ground presence in the North American market as part of its global expansion.

TELSTRA EQUITY DEAL SEALS PARTNERSHIP WITH ENEPATH
Telstra has invested in Singapore-based enepath, a global specialist in trader voice technology for financial services, particularly traders in both buy and sell side institutions.

IINET SECURES TASMANIAN PUBLIC SECTOR CONTRACT
iiNet has been contracted by the Tasmanian Government to deploy Internet access services across the state’s public sector.

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